Two Bull Moose Locked Antlers, then Frozen in Pond
OutdoorHub Reporters 11.15.16
A couple of bull moose out in Unalakleet, Alaska, got into a tussle that lead them to lock antlers, and eventually be killed in a pond.
When the breeding season comes around, things are tense in the moose world. It’s the time of year when bulls have to show off their strength in a show of dominance, or protect a cow-in-heat. Unfortunately, these two guys ended up as frozen as Mr. Freeze in Batman.
Jeff Erickson was the lucky guy who stumbled upon this frozen “moose-icle,” and posted the following photos to his Facebook page:
Jeff plans to remove the moose from the frozen water to preserve a “very unique head mount.” It’s a bummer that the moose had to go this way, but what a cool find! I personally can’t wait to see what he does with the mounts. The story certainly lends itself to a lot of cool ideas, such as a moose mount that appears to be frozen.